From June 1 to June 7 Mie Prefecture will carry out the testing for HIV. During the period, all the health centers within the prefecture will increase the schedules for HIV testing. People who do not feel confident or have questions can take this opportunity to undergo an exam or medical consultation.
The exams and consultations are offered for free and are anonymous. It will not be necessary to inform your name or address. Your privacy will be protected.
AIDS is a disease that can be prevented on decisions based on proper knowledge. Due to the advance in the modern medicine it is possible to detect the HIV infection during its early stage and in the case the disease is treated in the early stage it is possible to halt the development of the disease and the patient can lead a normal life as a healthy individual. Therefore, for this to happen, it is important an exam be carried out to detect if the patient has been or has been not infected by the virus before having complications during the treatment.
Dates of the extraordinary exams:
During the period, Tsu Health Center, Owase Health Center and Yokkaichi City Health Center will carry out the exams on the following days:
・Tsu Health Center: June 6 (Tuesday) – 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (screening on the same day)
*The “screening on the same day” results are informed on the same day. Therefore, if there is a need of a confirmation exam, the screening will be carry out at a later date.
・Owase Health Center: June 6 (Tuesday) – 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
・Yokkaichi City Health Center: June 7 (Wednesday) – 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Dates of HIV Exams
All the health centers in Mie Prefecture carry out the HIV exams and consultation regarding AIDS every year, even off the week of exams for HIV prevention.
|Health Center||Address:||Tel (only in Japanese||Exam dates (excluding commemorative days and year-end/New Year holidays)|
|Kuwana Health Center||Kuwana-shi Chuo-cho 5-71||0594-24-3625||Every Tuesdays – 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.|
|Suzuka Health Center||Suzuka-shi Nishijo 5-117||059-382-8672||Every Tuesdays – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.|
|Tsu Health Center||Tsu-shi Sakurabashi 3-446-34||059-223-5184||Every Tuesdays – 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
*The 3rd Tuesday of the month – 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. (screening on the same day)
|Matsusaka Health Center||Matsusaka-shi Takamachi 138||0598-50-0531||1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month – 1p.m. to 3 p.m.|
|Ise Health Center||Ise-shi Seita-cho 628-2||0596-27-5137||Every Tuesdays – 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
*2nd Tuesday of the month – 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
|Iga Health Center||Iga-shi Shijuku-cho 2802||0595-24-8045||Every Tuesdays – 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. (reservation required)|
|Owase Health Center:||Owase-shi Sakabanishimachi 1-1||0597-23-3454||2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month – 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.|
|Kumano Health Center||Kumano-shi Ido-cho 383||0597-89-6115||2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (reservation required)|
|Yokkaichi City Health Center:||Yokkaichi-shi Suwa-cho 2-2||059-352-0594||Every Wednesdays – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
*4th Wednesday of the month – 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
*The exams results are informed for the health center one week after the screening. Only the ” screenings on the same day” inform the result on the same day. Therefore, if there is a need of a confirmation exam, the screening will be carry out at a later day.
*In addition to HIV testing, other exams including the ones for hepatitis C and syphilis will be offered. Take the opportunity to carry out the exams!
Dates of consultation on AIDS
All the health centers will carry out the consultation from 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on the weekdays. (Excluding the period from December 28 to March 1) (Consultation only in Japanese)